‘Independence Day: Resurgence’: Roland Emmerich May Be Living On Borrowed Time

Chad Mitchell - Author

Jun. 24 2016, Updated 10:17 p.m. ET

Independence Day: Resurgence hits theaters this weekend, and many critics are wondering if this could be the swan song for director Roland Emmerich. Emmerich’s vision of Earth invaded by aliens wowed audiences in 1996 with big explosions and special effects, that has only been matched by fellow wielder of destruction Michael Bay in recent years.

While Independence Day didn’t blow critics away, it pulled in $817 million worldwide which puts it 55th on the all-time worldwide list according to Box Office Mojo. It also gave Emmerich the green light to explore just about any other world catastrophe he could think of.

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